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Description:

Auguste Renoir
"Sur la plage, à Berneval"
c. 1892
Etching and drypoint on Richard de Bas 1326 laid paper
Plate: 5.5 x 3.75 inches
Sheet: 13 x 10 inches
Signed in plate and titled in pencil

Sketched out 'en plein air', the scene depicts Julie Manet (daughter of Berthe Morisot and Eugène Manet), sitting beside her cousin, Paulette Gobillard, while bathers gambol in the sea behind them.